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Ceiling speakers

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by coffeesnob, Feb 14, 2010.

  1. Feb 14, 2010 at 10:00 AM
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    coffeesnob

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    My new tacoma 4x2 will have 2 ceiling speakers, Where are they located middle,back?. Who makes the radios for Tacomas and do they (and speakers) sound decent? Thanks:rolleyes:
     
  2. Feb 14, 2010 at 10:02 AM
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    Stillfly199

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    Wow, Really? They are in the ceiling? Curious to see this. I think JBL does some of the sound systems if its a special package.
     
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    they're in the middle. they sound ok
     
  4. Feb 14, 2010 at 10:36 AM
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    they sound like crap... they are not part of the jbl package, but i dunno if they are in the double cab, these ceiling speakers replace the 6.5 that are usually in the back doors in the access cab, BAD MOVE, now i have to cut my rear panels for some 6.5s and so my system would sound ok
     
  5. Feb 14, 2010 at 1:01 PM
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    well with one comment "they sound ok" and the other comment "they sound like crap" I get the feeling they aren't the best, but thanks for the info
     
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    The sound system (non-JBL) in my Access Cab--regular front speaker set, Flux-Capacitor Sub, and ceiling mounted speakers--sounds just fine to me.
     
  7. Feb 14, 2010 at 3:16 PM
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    they are god awful, if u fade it all they way to the back you can hear how bad they are
     
  8. Feb 14, 2010 at 6:48 PM
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    Yes, well if you drive just the tweeters you can hear how bad THEY are, too.

    As part of the speaker system, they sound fine.
     
  9. Feb 14, 2010 at 8:05 PM
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    They're not great, but if you don't push too much power to them they're not too bad. I usually run with the fader set to about F4.

    I you're tall enough, the speaker can basically be right behind your head, so it can get distracting if it's too loud anyway.

    I've got a few functional mods and gear to pick up before I get to it, but I'm planning on putting a decent aftermarket system in at some point and replacing the ceiling mounts with some door-mount 6.5's. with an amp under the seat
     
  10. Feb 15, 2010 at 11:02 AM
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    yeah tweeters dont really sound the best, but if you look at it as if these are replacements for standard 6.5 speakers in the rear door panels, it is bad, if you had a 6.5 response from the ceiling, or more bass to compensate for loss of bass with ceiling speakers, then it would be ok, i really dont know why they put them in there. cool feature, but makes no sense, probably just cents...
     
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